The laws of jazz
Lawyer, linguist, professor and jazz pianist Ron Davis (JD ʼ82) is in the studio recording his 10th album, Pocket Symphronica. His unconventional approach mixes jazz with Japanese taiko drumming, symphony orchestras and pop songs.
Tracking toxic pollutants
Expert environmental toxicologists from uOttawa are monitoring the legacy of pollutants in Canada’s North, including at the Giant Mine site, while training the next generation of analytical eco-warriors.
Alumna Nisha Toomey is exploring the world to find positive stories that inspire change.
Attention to detail
Moonlighting as a science journalist helps Tyler Shendruk (PhD ʼ14, Physics) stay focused on the big picture as he studies very tiny fluid flows at Oxford University.
Family ties to Filles de Caleb
Marcel Pronovost, fascinated by genealogy, taps into his rich family history to inform his novels.
From uOttawa to the Habs
Donald Beauchamp: An extraordinary communicator makes his way from uOttawa to the Habs.
Championing bilingualism in Benin
Economics student Phil Spencer set up an English club to help French-speaking students at the African School of Economics in Benin thanks to uOttawa’s CO-OP program.
Buzz building for Alumni Week 2015
Inspiring words from three arts alumnae last year are whetting our appetite for more.
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